Over 50 years’ experience of projects with a total capacity exceeding 60,000 MW make VPC one of the most proficient engineering firms in Germany. Its main clients are power and heat industry as well as network operators. However, its long-term clientele also includes renowned power plant suppliers and general contractors, government departments, research institutes and international development banks.
With a capacity of 2,575 MW, Boxberg is Vattenfall’s second largest power plant in Germany. VPC supported Vattenfall every step of the way with the construction of its brand new Unit R with a capacity of 675 MW. This coal-fired unit has been in continuous operation since autumn 2012.
Are your plants suffering in the face of competition? With the ever increasing pressure to reduce prices, conditions are becoming harsher. Especially in times like these, you have to be able to rely on your plant being almost permanently available while maintaining optimum cost-effectiveness and maximum flexibility. With regard to the operation of the power plants and systems, that means Reducing costs and Increasing efficiency and flexibility. But particularly when the planning situation is so uncertain, conflict arises between revenues and the investments required to boost the efficiency of the plant.